Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 74

(13-19, 10-10 OVC)

Murray State 77

(18-12, 13-7 OVC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 4, 2008

    CFSB Center, Murray, Kentucky

    1 2 T
    TNTC 39 3574
    MURR 40 3777

    Top Performers

    Tennessee Tech: D. Northern 17 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Blk

    Murray St: B. Carter 24 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Stl

    Murray St. 77, Tennessee Tech 74

    Associated Press

    MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Bruce Carter had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead Murray State to a 77-74 win over Tennessee Tech in a first-round game in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Tuesday night.

    Kevin Thomas and Ray George added 14 points apiece for the Racers (18-12), who led by as many as eight points, with 7:27 left in the first half. Murray advanced to play Tennessee State, a 68-61 first-round winner Tuesday night over Morehead State, in Friday night's semifinals.

    Anthony Fisher led Tennessee Tech (13-19) with 26 points, hitting 12 of 13 free throws. Daniel Northern had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Amadi McKenzie scored 12 points and Rashaud Nixon had 11.

    Murray State, which got 25 points from its bench, scored its last field goal with two seconds left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNTC
    MURR
    Points 74 77
    FG Made-Attempted 26-65 (.400) 29-63 (.460)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-26 (.231) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-19 (.842) 15-22 (.682)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 8

    2007-08 Season

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